Jul 092010
 
Reel Ting Pan University

Reel Ting Pan University

On June 24 2010, The Reel Ting Steel Drum Band has introduced the first Steel Drum University and has named it “Pan University” to the general public. It’s curriculum was composed by Jimmy Jam Graham, Master Pan Musician from Jamaica, Studied and grew up with the late Bob Marley, Eric Ness, Master Pan Musician from Miami Beach, Pan designer, George Pollis, B.S West Chester University, founder member of Pan University and Reel Ting Steel Drum Band Manager, Walter Palmer, First Call Musician studied at the prestige’s Massbalm School of Music, Ernie Groom Studied at Berkley School of Music and several others.

The curriculum will be available on line @ https://reelting.com and on site in Palm Beach County Florida spring of 2011. The core studies will feature frontline pans and midrange pans. Graduate courses will be available to the professional fraternity spring of 2012. The course studies will take an average of four years to complete the Masters Program or six months to become a “Hummer and Strummer”. The goal of the school is to teach generally accepted music principals and Steel Drum ethics, and to have lots of fun while attending.

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Jul 042010
 

….. It’s on its way to the Guinness World Book of Records!!!

Worlds Largest Steel Drum

Worlds Largest Steel Drum

On June 25, 2010, The Reel Ting Steel Drum Band introduced the Worlds Largest Steel Drum. The band performed with this new musical Steel drum instrument at a wedding event at the Premier Banquet Hall located in Miami Florida. The Steel Drum measures over 40 inches in diameter and has over five octave ranges. This incredible engineering innovation will revolutionize the way Steel Drums will be designed in the future. The sustained vibrancy, range, residence is triple that of a standard manufactured steel drum instrument.

George Pollis, Steel Drum Musician and Band Manager of Reel Ting Steel Drum Band along with Eric Ness, Master Pan Designer and Master Pan Musician, launched this new Steel Drum into the Steel Drum Community and Pan-Demonium has been re-found. This new Steel Drum covers the ranges from the front line pans, midrange pans and double second pans, double Guitars, double tenor pans and bass pans all in one steel drum. It is very easy to play and other Master Pan Musicians are waiting in line for the next Pan to be manufactured. More Photos’, Audio and Video clips of this new Steel Drum sounds can be found on our YouTube channel.

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